Weekly Filet #214

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The Wetsuitman


One of those rare stories that captivate you right from the start and never let you go. Last winter, two bodies washed ashore in Norway and the Netherlands. They were wearing identical wetsuits. The police never managed to identify them. This journalist did. A sad, true story, masterly reported and told.

Published in Weekly Filet #214
    In collections: Unputdownable Stories, Best of 2015

    Can Wikipedia Survive?

    The New York Times
    Guest curated by Jessica Binsch

    Wikipedia is a remarkable repository of knowledge, but it’s facing some tough challenges. It’s struggling to keep around volunteer editors to write articles and to draw users reading on smartphones. Then there are internal power struggles to boot. Can this project, based on altruism and open source, change quickly enough to survive?

    Published in Weekly Filet #214
      In collection: Guest Butchers FTW